Pregnancy And Oral Health

Are you planning to add to your family sometime soon? Or perhaps you or someone you know is already pregnant. During this exciting time of planning and preparing for a new baby (or babies!), caring for your oral health may not really be on your radar, but that should not be the case. Expectant and new mothers are often surprised to learn that pregnancy not only changes their bodies but can have lasting effects on dental health as well. Hormonal changes can impact your oral health and leave you more susceptible to decay and gum disease. Below are recommendations for your oral health during all stages of pregnancy.